Accident victims of the Rusape bus disaster are set to get $1 300 as funeral assistance with the injured to get $1 000 each from the Insurance Fund as the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing awaits Presidential assent to declare the accident a national disaster.

50 people died while 70 others were injured when two buses side swiped at the 166 km peg along the Harare-Mutare highway yesterday (Wednesday) evening.